In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- After the recessional we slip away from Mama and Papa, who will loiter by the door to exchange pleasantries with Father Friend.
- Gail Smith, who has been active in church music, has assembled a useful group of pieces suitable for church or Sunday school preludes, offertories or recessionals.
- The choir sang for processionals and recessionals and during church services.
- After the recessional Croft waited until the exodus had abated, nodded silently to her ladyship as she passed down the aisle, and followed the stragglers out.
- Either of these two pieces could also be used immediately after the wedding recessional, while guests leave the Church.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.